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TTA Job Fair 2013 – Talent Connect

TTA, A division of Talhunt Nextgen Education Pvt Ltd is organizing a Job Fair – “Talent Connect” on 8th September 2013 exclusively for 2012 &2013 Passed outs. Graduates from B.E/B.TECH/BCA/BSC/MCA/MSC/MBA discipline can attend this Job Fair. The Partial list of participating companies are Blaze Dream Technologies,Xerago & Talhunt Technologies.Venue : TTA, 2/78,Pillayar Kovil Street, Thiruvanmiyur,Chennai . For Registration,Contact: 044-4218 1385, 89396 41060, 8939641061.Visit www.talhunt.co.in

23.08.2013. 11:24

Inter School India Heritage Fest titled SAMSKRUTI 2013

The GLOBAL ORGANIZATION FOR DIVINITY INDIA TRUST organized an Inter School India Heritage Fest titled SAMSKRUTI 2013, on the 18th of August, 2013 at Sri Tarachand Galoda Jain Vidyalaya Matriculation School, T. Nagar. Various competitions like Drawing, Collage, Pot painting , Art from waste, T-Shirt painting and Cartoon, all with Heritage Themes for Std.III to Std. XII., online Essay Contest titled 'Humanity and Divinity are inseparable' and ‘Puranava’ , heritage quiz were conducted. More than 1200 students from 62 schools from chennai participated in this event. M Hari of Sri Tarachand Galada Jain Vidyalaya Mat. School was the winner of cash prize of Rs.6000/-for having secured the first place in Essay contest. Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan, Nungambakkam were the Winners in India Heritage Quiz catching Rs.6000/- cash Prize and Runners were PSBB T. Nagar. Other Winners of various competitions got valuable prizes sponsored by GOD, Kauvery Hospital Chennai, Giri Trading Pvt. Ltd., Malabar Gold and Diamonds and B. Gulabchand Bora Charitable Trust . Finally PSBB K.K. Nagar emerged the Overall Champion and captured the Trophy for Best School Team Samskruti 2013. The winners of Art events are 1. M Uthra (Collage) PSBB 2. Anupama (Collage) PSBB 3. Bala Vignesh (Cartooning) PSBB 4. Keerthana Sanjay (Essay) PSBB 5. Sivanee (T. Shirt Painting) PSBB Sri Tarachand Galada Jain Vidyalaya Matriculation School. T. Nagar 6. S. Vijayalakshmi (Collage) 7. Aakash (Drawing) 8. Rajeshwar (Drawing) 9. S.R. Dinesh (Cartooning) 10. V.S. Vaishnavi (T. Shirt Painting) Karthikeyan Matriculation Higher Secy. School, Vadapalani 11. K Lakshaya (Drawing) Sri B.S. Mootha Jain Senior Secy. School, West Mambalam 12. Sai Sharanya (Cartooning) 13. K Priyanka (Cartooning)

23.08.2013. 11:15

Indian Chefs win Singapore Cooking Competition

Indian Chefs win Singapore Cooking Competition
19th August 2013, Chennai: Corporate Executive Chef Sheetharam along with Sous chef Ganesh of GRT Hotels and Resorts, Chennai won the Gold Medal at International Chef Competition held at Singapore recently. The competition titled Tradition and Innovations was organized under the auspices of Singapore Tourism Board, Indian Restaurant Association of Singapore and Indian Chefs Culinary Association as a part of 10 days Food Festival held at Little India, Singapore.

chennai-chefs 6 finalist teams from 5 Asian countries participated in the competition, viz. India, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia. Hotel Sahara - Mumbai and GRT Hotels and Resorts - Chennai
represented India. Based on our nomination for the competition and chefs profile, GRT was selected to participate in the competition.
Each team comprising of a Chef and a Sous Chef along with a local culinary student competed for 2 live challenges:
1. To prepare 3 course menu
2. Mystery challenge

According to Chef Sheetharam Prasaad, The challenge started with the menu planning and purchase of the ingredients at the local market within a specific cash budget.
Time allocated was 90 minutes and it was a nerve racking effort to get the correct quantity of ingredients required for our 3 course meal. The 3 course menu prepared by us included starter, main course and dessert.

Starter

Robusty shot with malai murg and tempting galoti on ulti parata and pyazi salat
(green gram smoothie with cream enriched chicken supreme and lamb mince kebab with Indian bread and onion salad)

Main course
Seafood moilee with wilted spinach, red string hopper and botanic poriyal
(shrimp coiled in fish and poached in coconut milk stew with steamed red rice hoppers and mixed vegetable poriyal)

Dessert
Spheroid-fruits jalebi tower with rabdi drizzle, mango shrikhand amidst
kesari and khubani ka meetha
(Jalebi piled with spheroid of fruits, mango infused yoghurt with nectarous semolina and stewed apricot)

Chef Sheetharam added that our meticulous planning with passionate execution was the core recipe which we trusted more than the practical one. The second challenge was
the mystery basket competition, where we were presented with 5 ingredients and we were asked to use minimum 3 ingredients and prepare the dishes. The five mystery ingredients
in our basket were chicken, lotus stem, drumstick, jackfruit and dates.

The classical food had to be cooked by the traditional method using charcoal, mud stove (sigri) and 2 mud pots within 90 minutes. The challenge was compounded by stringent rules
like using only one small knife for chopping given by them. This called for total coordination of the team and make sure that all factors like hygiene, taste, time management and perfect
presentation came together to produce the winning menu. We had to make sure the presentation looks ethnic and we tried to bring in colour combinations. The dishes prepared by our
team were Kozhi chuttathu with yelumichai saadam, kaikari mandi and served traditionally on banana leaf.

Chef Sheetharam proudly showcased the trophy and the gold medals affirming that the highest points were scored by his team in taste and presentation which is an asset of GRT Hotels
and Resorts. The jury panel comprised of Internationally acclaimed experts of World Association of Chefs Societies like Chef Rick Stephen - Asia and pacific continental Director of WACS.
Chef Edmund Toh - Assistant Vice President, Resorts World Sentosa Hotels and Casino and Chef Mahendran Chef d Cuisine- Indian Kitchen SATS, Singapore.
The judging criteria to win the competition were based on originality, ingenuity, creativity, appearance, presentation, colour scheme, professional skill, ingredients used, name, speed,
alertness and knowledge.

For further information contact :
Chef Sheetharam P : 94442 08135 Ms. Parul Bhatt : 98410 14925

23.08.2013. 11:08

restaurant newly opened in tnagar chennai

The new chettinadu hotel right here in the middle of tnagar opened last week. This hotel ready to serve taste real authentic chettinad cuisine from our mouth watering menus, from the strict vegetarian delicacies to the ever popular non-vegetarian gourmets of chettinad. This hotel is now open for lunch and dinner a recent press release mentioned. this hotel is located in , No: 2, Bagirathi Ammal Street, ( Next lane kamarajar ninaivillam) , T Nagar , Chennai-600017, The hotel can be reached at 044-43565566. hotels in tnagar

23.08.2013. 10:40

HERITAGE FEST

Global Organisation for Divinity conducts SAMSKRUTI 2013 second edition of Heritage Fest for School Students from Std III to XII on 18th August, 2013 at Sri Tarachand Galada Jain Vidyalaya Higher Secy. School, T. Nagar. Online Essay competition, Pot painting, Drawing, Collage, Art from Waste, T.Shirt painting and cartooning all with heritage themes and India Heritage Quiz are the events. To register contact 9841307152/9840397927. Visit http://www.godindia.org for more details

08.08.2013. 16:19

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